The most-American automobile is about as American as they get.

The Ford Mustang V8 is constructed in Flat Rock, Michigan.
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The V8-powered Ford Mustang GT with handbook transmission has topped the Kogod School of Business’ Made in America Auto Index for 2021.

The research combines a number of components, together with meeting and firm headquarters location and the proportion of home elements content material, which counts each U.S. and Canadian sourced elements beneath commerce definitions.

The Michigan-built Mustang takes over the high spot from the Ford Ranger, which can also be constructed in the state, however dropped to sixteenth attributable to a discount in home content material from 70 p.c to 45 p.c, in response to the report.

2021 Chevrolet Corvette Stingray Coupe and Convertible are manufactured in Bowling Green, Kentucky.

2021 Chevrolet Corvette Stingray Coupe and Convertible are manufactured in Bowling Green, Kentucky.
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The Mustang was adopted by the made in Kentucky Chevrolet Corvette and the Tesla Model 3, which hails from California and had three fashions tie for the place.

All of the Tesla Model 3s sold in the U.S. are built in Fremont, Calif., but Tesla also manufactures it in China.

All of the Tesla Model 3s offered in the U.S. are constructed in Fremont, Calif., however Tesla additionally manufactures it in China.
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Ford’s new Bronco with the 2.7-liter V6 and automated transmission, which is constructed alongside the Ranger, completed fourth, whereas a number of Ford, GM and Tesla fashions tied for fifth.

A complete of 21 fashions crammed out the high 10, with the automated transmission-equipped Mustang GT tying for tenth.

The Kogod research differs in methodology from the Cars.com American-Made Index, which additionally noticed the Ranger drop from the high spot, all the way down to twenty eighth place.